APPLIED INNOVATION CENTER
Located at WVU Tech, the Beckley LaunchLab offers hands-on idea development support, education, mentorship, resources and connections to help advance innovative entrepreneurs. To start, fill out our intake form.
Let Us Help
WVU’s LaunchLab is here to help students, faculty and staff develop and grow their own business ideas in entrepreneurship and innovation.About LaunchLab
If you have an idea for a new company or product, turn it into a reality at the LaunchLab! For details on filling out the Intake form view our FAQs page.
Meet the Team
Our Team believes that entrepreneurship and innovation are the keys to economic prosperity for our students, the region and the state, and we’re ready to unlock your potential.Meet the Team
Help Move WV Forward at the Adventure Rec Pitch Competition on March 5, 2020! This event will be taking place on both the Morgantown and Beckley campuses. Applications open in late January.
Come to the Campus-wide Pitch Event on February 6 to celebrate interesting, exciting, and innovative happenings all across the Beckley campus.
Learn more about how to move research and ideas into the commercial sector at the NSF I-Corp Short Course from February 7-22, 2020 at the Beckley campus!
Want to learn more about how to access non-dilutive, early-stage funding for small businesses and researchers? Come to the SBIR/STTR workshop on March 24, 2020.
The big day is almost here! Join us for Demo Day on April 24, 2020 for a day of activities focused on innovation, design and entrepreneurship.
Tech student aims to turn distracting phones into valuable teaching tools
In the spring, Nima came up with an idea for an app to use as an educational tool. He took his idea to the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium, who awarded him a grant to purse developing the app.
For now, he's calling the app "Project AR," and it’s designed to allow students to experience augmented reality as a component of their day-to-day coursework.
WVU celebrates explosion of innovation and entrepreneurship at second annual Demo Day
At West Virginia University, students, faculty and staff are charged with pursuing world-changing discoveries, innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges, academic engagement and excellence, and they are responding to the call.
Secretary Warner announces results of WV Business Registration Survey
Charleston, W.Va. – Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased to announce the results of a survey completed by new customers who recently registered their business with the Office’s Business & Licensing Division.Read More
WVU entrepreneurs selected to participate in National Science Foundation I-Corps training
Two West Virginia University entrepreneurs have been selected to attend the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) training program beginning May 5 in Nashville, Tenn.
- Jan2611:58 PM - 11:59 PMI Heart IDEA Hub Pitch Competition - APPLICATION CLOSES
- Jan27 All Day Adventure Recreation Pitch Competition - APPLICATION OPENS
- Jan295:00 PM - 7:00 PMHardware PITTStop
- Jan31 All Day Business Plan Competition -- Semifinals
- Feb911:58 PM - 11:59 PMAdventure Recreation Pitch - APPLICATION CLOSES
LaunchLab Beckley Location and Hours:
Innovation Building | WVU Tech
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.